Transformation of living room from construction to complete renovation

How to Prepare Your Home for a Remodeling Project

Before starting any type of remodeling project, it’s important to prepare your home. Even small projects require preparation, so you need to know what steps to take to have a successful home remodeling experience in the Chicagoland suburbs that is free of setbacks or delays. 1. Do Your Research If you’re at the very beginning … Continued

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Workers working on a home remodeling project

What’s the Difference: Renovation vs Remodel?

If you’re looking into fixing up your home in the Chicago suburbs, you’ve likely used the words “renovate” and “remodel” interchangeably. Both allow you to make improvements to your house, but they are actually two different types of projects. Take a look at what the differences are between home remodeling vs renovation, so you know … Continued

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Kitchen Remodeling Project Creates Open Space

For homeowners that prefer a more open concept, a closed-off kitchen can feel cramped. That’s what our clients wanted for their home. When we connected with clients, we discussed their dream of a modern, open flow, and to achieve that we would have to remove a wall between the kitchen and breakfast room Opting for … Continued

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Hinsdale Kitchen Renovation Brightens Up Dark Space

When you entered our Hinsdale clients’ home, you were greeted with soaring ceilings, layered moldings, barrel-vaulted hall, and a spectacular staircase. The existing kitchen didn’t match the grandeur of entranceway, so our clients sought our LaMantia for a kitchen renovation. LaMantia designers Andy LaMantia and Jackie Prazak got to work designing and planning a new … Continued

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Unique and Unusual Kitchen Renovation in La Grange Ranch-Style Home

Imagine the surprise of LaMantia designer Gina Mazzone, CKD, CBD, when she arrived for the first appointment with her La Grange clients to find their ranch home had an unusual and unique design: Two back-to-back kitchens! There was also a powder room near these kitchens, but it was lacking a sink. This strange layout presented … Continued

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Contemporary Remodel Transforms Prairie Style Oak Brook Kitchen and Family Room

LaMantia designer Gina Mazzone CKD, CBD first met her Oak Brook clients when she completed two bathroom remodeling projects for their home. At the time, the Prairie Style House didn’t match their personal style or design aesthetic. During the bathroom remodeling project the clients expressed that they would like to create a more contemporary feel … Continued

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